Agile Frameworks Training and Coaching MN.jpg

Learn Agile from a Team that uses Agile

The Midwest's Leading Agile Consultancy
We believe in the Values and Principles of the Agile Manifesto
Our mission is to create Learning Organizations & Teams
that deliver working product on a continuous basis
 

 

 Collaborative Leadership Team uses Scrum to manage their services organization and has the privilege of serving companies in a variety of industries including: software, hardware, services, marketing and more. The breadth and depth of CoLeadTeam's experience extends beyond Scrum and includes Kanban, eXtreme Programming, Facilitation and Organizational Change for business agility.
 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...

Angela(shadow).jpg

Angela Johnson, CST®, PMP®, Scrum@Scale Trainer®, CLP®, PMI-ACP®

Angela is a Certified Scrum Trainer, Certified Less Practitioner and Scrum@Scale Trainer with Collaborative Leadership Team and one of the first Scrum Alliance Path to CSP Approved Educators. In 2010 she founded the company to provide education and consulting services to clients adopting Scrum and Agile. Angela successfully helped others implement Scrum and Agile values principles but wanted to be able to better share what Scrum Team's experience. To better teach the highs and lows any Scrum Team faces in their journey, she needed a Scrum Team of her own.

By 2014 she had renamed her company to Collaborative Leadership Team and had begun assembling the dream team. Collaborative Leadership Team uses Scrum to manage their services organization and has the privilege of serving companies in a variety of industries including: software, hardware, services, marketing and more. The breadth and depth of CoLeadTeam's experience extends beyond Scrum and includes Kanban, eXtreme Programming, Facilitation and Organizational Change for business agility.

A graduate of Hamline University (B.A.) and the University of St. Thomas (M.B.C.), Angela focuses her work on the upper Midwestern areas of the United States to best serve in her most important roles: wife and mom.

 


Christian Antoine, CST®, CLP, S@SP, PMI-ACP®

Certified Scrum Trainer® and Agile Transformation Coach with the Collaborative Leadership Team.  Working with Agile since 2008, Christian has 20+ years of diversified experience in the medical device, finance, healthcare, securities, international law, and agricultural industries.

Christian consults, trains, and coaches teams and companies on Agile at all levels of the organization. He enjoys helping others see there is a different way to approach work, at a sustainable pace, and get outcomes to delight customers. 

Prior to Collaborative Leadership Team, Christian worked for Medtronic, Hollstadt & Associates, and Computer Science Corporation (CSC).  A graduate of St. John’s University, Christian resides in Golden Valley, MN with his wife Megan, and children, Madeline, Ellen and Eli.


tom_auld_(1).jpg

Thomas (Tom) Auld CSP®, CLP®, S@SP®, PMP®

Chief Operating Officer, Certified Scrum Professional, Agile Coach and Trainer based in the Twin Cities.  Tom loves working with Leaders, Teams, and Organizations on their most critical challenges.  He strives to be a servant leader that empowers the team to be their best.  His goal is to help individuals, teams, and organizations provide value to their customers quickly and on a consistent basis. 

Tom brings over 26 years of IT and Business experience with organizations including Target, Medtronic, Best Buy, Boston Scientific, General Mills, TCF Bank and many others in order to provide ideas and support for his clients. 

Prior to joining CoLeadTeam, Tom was the Associate Chief Information officer for the University of Minnesota.  Tom introduced and promoted Agile & Scrum principles for teams including the Data Warehouse Team, the CRM Salesforce Team and for mission critical programs such as Institute Review Board and Enterprise Asset Management.  

Prior to the University of Minnesota, Tom was a Principal and Engagement Manager for a national consulting firm.  

A graduate of the University of St. Thomas (B.A) and an active member in PMI Minnesota (2002) and Scrum Alliance (2014), Tom appreciates the opportunity to share his experiences with others as a speaker and presenter.  Most recently he was part of DreamForce 2016 and Scrum Day Minnesota 2016. 

Outside of work, Tom and his family can be found playing golf, traveling, attending the latest superhero or Star Wars movie, or flipping houses using the Scrum framework.  


Dee Rhoda, CSP®, ICP-ACC®, CLP, Scrum at Scale Trainer®

Dee Rhoda, CSP has 15+ years as an IT professional and 5+ years implementing Scrum and Agile practices. Her experiences transforming teams to Agile from sequential development methods have driven
her to work with persistence, optimism and passion for positive change. She is devoted to assisting others in achieving success. Dee is a Certified Scrum Professional® and a 2015 graduate of the Agile Certificate program from the University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education.

Dee is the second midwest trainer approved to train Dr. Jeff Sutherland's Scrum at Scale class.  

Dee lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is married with two sons. Dee is an avid golfer, constantly seeking the elusive lower handicap (and little white ball). When she is not on the golf course, she enjoys spending time with family and friends over a game of cards.


Rand Eaton, CSP®, Kanban Management Professional® (KMP)

Rand Eaton is a Certified Scrum Professional, Kanban Trainer, Agile Coach and Trainer based in the Twin Cities. He loves working with organizations and teams and often prefers the title “Epiphany Engineer.”

Rand can look back on 24+ years of IT experience for a variety of clients including IBM, Wells Fargo, Ameriprise and many others in order to provide context and support for his clients.

Rand is a husband and proud father, photographer and reader of just about anything.


Teri B-P: Lean Brick Picture Crop.jpg

Teri Bylander-Pinke, A-CSM®, CSP®, CLP®, S@SP®, PMP®

Working with Agile since 2013, Teri has 10+ years of experience in the legal, financial, manufacturing, and agricultural industries. 

As an Agile Coach and Trainer, Teri strives to change the world of work, by helping companies to focusing on customer satisfaction, adapt to frequent feedback, collaborate, and deliver. 

Prior to working for Collaborative Leadership Team, Teri worked for H.B. Fuller, Thrivent Financial, Land O’ Lakes, as well as a local law firm.  A graduate of North Dakota State University and Hamline University School of Law, Teri lives in Hugo, MN with her husband Jon, and two cats, Odin and Mufasa.  

OUR PARTNERS

SEND US A NOTE

We would love to hear from you! You can contact us by email or phone.
Our Phone: (612) 548-4105

Name *
Name